Roy Keane and Thomas Hobbes

Is Roy Keane the most articulate commentator on our secular world?

If I was to offer advice to Wayne Rooney, who is a good lad, I would tell him to make sure he looks after number one. Players are pieces of meat – that is how I look at it. When your time's up, your time's up.

Thomas Hobbes would have roundly applauded Keane's astute comments when he wrote this:

The Value, or Worth of a man, is as of all other things, his Price… And as in other things, so in men, not the seller, but the buyer determines the Price. Leviathan (chapter 10)

In a time when the Christian faith is increasingly sidelined and marginalised can we learn anything from Roy and Thomas?

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